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The First Emperor’s legacy reveals a great deal about China’s history, as well as the sophistication of ancient Chinese craftsmanship and its advanced metallurgy technology in use 2,000 years ago. (Image:Pixabay / CC0)

The Terracotta Warriors

In 1974, when a group of farmers were digging a well in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province in the northwest of China, little did they know that they were about to unearth the key to one of of the greatest and most…

The remarkable Lanyou Grotto Caves. (Image: via  tripadvisor )

Mystery of the Longyou Grotto Caves

Near a small village called Shiyanbei in the Yazhou region, which sits in the middle of Zhejing Province, China, is a cave system like no other. Its extensive, magnificent, and rare ancient underground world is considered in China as “the ninth…

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The Terracotta Warriors

In 1974, when a group of farmers were digging a well in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province in the northwest of China, little did they know that they were about to unearth…

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China’s Famous Landmarks: Mount Huangshan

Among China’s famous landmarks is Mount Huangshan, known as “the loveliest mountain of China,” which has been acclaimed through art and literature during a good part of Chinese history (e.g.,…

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China’s Famous Landmarks: Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha, located in China’s Sichuan Province, is the world’s largest stone Buddha, and is one of China’s famous landmarks. The statue faces Mount Emei, and is located…

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Famous Landmarks in China: Putuo Mountain

Putuo Mountain is one of the four famous Buddhist Mountains in China, making it one of the most famous landmarks in China. Putuo became renowned both at home and abroad,…

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China’s Famous Landmarks

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as “The Forbidden City,” was the Emperor’s Palace in both the Ming and Qing dynasties (AD 1368-1912). And it’s one of China’s famous…

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Watch China’s ‘Spider-Men’ in Action

The Miao people of Guizhou Province are skilled at climbing, just like Spider-Man. The Getu River Scenic Area in Ziyun County has a unique landscape of shear cliffs that are…

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Mystery of the Longyou Grotto Caves

Near a small village called Shiyanbei in the Yazhou region, which sits in the middle of Zhejing Province, China, is a cave system like no other. Its extensive, magnificent, and rare…

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What You Need to Know When Traveling to China

If you’re thinking of traveling to China and don’t know what to expect, then this story is for you. Outlined are the pros and cons that travelers from Thailand experienced…

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Step Back in Time to the Old Town of Lijiang

Many say the the Old Town of Lijiang in the northwest of Yunnan Province is a perfect place to lose yourself in the past. In this mountainous historic town, sunshine is most treasured…

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The Most Beautiful Ancient Villages in China

Hong Village in Anhui Province Hong Village evolved during the Ming and Qing dynasties, and is located among green hills and clear winding streams. The village, covering 30 hectares, is…

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The 8 Cardinal Virtues in a Human’s Life

The Eight Virtues refer to 忠 (zhōng), 孝 (xiào), 仁 (rén), 愛 (ài), 信 (xìn), 義 (yì), 和 (hé), and 平 (píng), which are the criteria that Confucius left for…

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The Hotel That Features 250,000 Dragons (Images)

The dragon is commonly regarded by Chinese people as a symbol of power, strength, and good luck. Therefore, the Grand Hotel has used it as the motif to construct and decorate the five-star hotel in…